In todayís busy world, we tend to look for the easiest and quickest way to achieve a goal. Buying plants at the nursery or garden center is a fast and simple way to get a garden going.
Why bother starting your own plants from seeds? There are several reasons you might want to do so.
Itís not always possible to find nursery plants of old favorites or new varieties youíve read about. Some gardeners have found some varieties only do well when started from seed, like many vegetables.
Finally, there is a certain deep satisfaction when, come July, you look around a thriving garden and know you started and nurtured these plants from the very beginning!
This short book has concise, clear, practical and simple instructions on how to start all kinds of seeds indoors. There are great charts and information accessible at a glance for determining which seeds need dark, light, stratification (chilling), or scarification (abrading) to germinate.
32 pages by Ann Reilly
Table of Contents
Why Grow Plants from Seed?
Before You Germinate
While You Germinate
After You Germinate
Seeds That Require Special Treatment